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The Dave Chang Show: Evan Kleiman | Telling the Story of Food

The Dave Chang Show: Evan Kleiman | Telling the Story of Food

David Chang, founder of Momofuku​, and Evan Kleiman, host of KCRW's Good Food, discuss growing up as a food lover in Los Angeles. Hear them talk about local LA organizations that inspire at 01:24:16.

Food & Wine: How Miry Whitehill Resettles Refugees, One Dinner at a Time

Food & Wine: How Miry Whitehill Resettles Refugees, One Dinner at a Time

Miry Whitehill never set out to start a nonprofit organization . Or a monthly supper club featuring Middle Eastern cuisine, hosted by immigrant families—which is how most people find out about the organization, Miry’s List. The Los Angeles-based former marketing exec and stay-at-home mom got pulled into this whole thing a year and a half ago, when a friend called.

Parade: "Miry’s List Supports Refugee Families Through Community and Food + Fattoush Salad Recipe"

Parade: "Miry’s List Supports Refugee Families Through Community and Food + Fattoush Salad Recipe"

In July 2016, Miry Whitehill was a stay-at-home mom living in Southern California when a friend introduced her to a family of new arrival refugees from Syria—a dad, mom and their twin 5-year-old girls and 5-month-old baby boy. Whitehill’s friend, Suzanne, wanted to find a secondhand Fisher-Price Jumperoo chair (a chair that bounces and spins with toys that keep baby busy), so the tired parents could take a break. New Jumperoos cost between $70 and $130.